Rarely recorded in Norfolk.
Local in woodland throughout England and Wales.
Small Spring day-flying species with purple markings on a metallic golden base and orange/yellow head tufts.
Micropterix are unusual in that the adults have fully functional mouthparts, and feed on pollen.
Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.